The Columbus State University Veterans Affairs Office serves veterans and their dependents as a liaison between the school and the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding VA Education Benefits. Our role is to certify the enrollment of students using VA Education Benefits to the Department of Veteran Affairs. All eligibility for education benefits is determined by the Department of Veteran Affairs and not Columbus State University Veterans Affairs Office.
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Columbus State University—Veterans Affairs Office
4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907
Located in University Hall
Phone number (706) 507-8866
Fax Number : (706) 569-2409
Kathye Stanfield– VA School Certifying Official
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Columbus State University Veterans Affairs office is now on Facebook! Feel free to share pictures or stories with us. Our Facebook page will be used to share any changes to office policy or changes to GI Bill benefits. We will not answer student specific questions or take any documents for our office. This must still be done directly through email or office visit.
Questions about the Post-9/11 GI Bill and other programs:
The Department of Veterans Affairs administers a variety of education benefit programs. Many Veterans and Active Duty personnel can qualify for more than one education benefits program. To find out which benefit you may qualify for, please follow the link below:
What is E-Benefits?
E-Benefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and manage their benefits and personal information.
E-Benefits offerings relative to you as the student
- Apply for education benefits
- View status of your education benefits
To access the E-Benefits portal, please follow the link below:
What is College Navigator?
College Navigator consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Here you can search for and compare colleges on all sorts of criteria including costs, majors offered, size of the school, campus safety, and graduation rates. To access the College Navigator, please follow the link below: